Trip Duration
19 Days
Start/End Point
Kathmandu/Kathmandu
Maximum Altitude
6,189 meters
Trip Difficulty
Moderate to Hard
Activity
Trekking and Climbing
Best Season
March -May - Sep- Nov
Per Person US$ 2800

US$ 2640

Overview of Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp Trek

Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp Trek is a prime attraction for many trekkers who want to gain incredible experience in the Himalayas of Nepal. Our special trip is physically challenging, however, rewarding you with a fantastic sense of achievements of a lifetime.

The trip takes you not only toward the renowned Everest base camp but also to Island peak in one single trip. Everest Base Camp trek with Island Peak climbing is designed for those adventure seekers who wish and commit to both trekking and climbing experience at once.

Island peak climbing with EBC may provide a real taste of the Himalayas including Mt. Everest, Makalu, Nuptse, Lhoste, Amadablam, and mighty peaks right in front of our eyes.

According to the Himalayan standards, there are about 1,326 climbing peaks in Nepal above 5,500 meters. Island peak (6,189 m/ 20,305 ft.) is the most popular peak climbing in the Everest region with a remarkable and highly glaciated west face that rises from the Lhoste glacier.

Island Peak also known as ImjaTse lies between the Amadablam and Lhoste peaks as well top of the Chhukung glacier. This Island Peak climbing with Everest Base Camp Trek in Nepal doesn’t require previous climbing experience. However, you must be active, physically fit, and fine as well as mentally well prepared thinking “I can do it”.

If you have some knowledge and ideas on island peak climbing equipment, gears, safety knowledge, climates, and weather before starting this adventure will be far better. Island peak climbing is a challenging adventure with fewer difficulties and the best time to climb island peaks are March-May and September-November.

Highlights of Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp Trek

  • Combined trip of Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp trek
  • Spectacular sunrise and sunset view of world highest mountains from Kalapatthar
  • 360 degree panoramic views of mountains from summit point of Island peak
  • Tengboche Monastery – the oldest and largest Buddhist monasteries of Everest region
  • Beautiful Sherpa’s settlements with their primitive lifestyle, culture and traditions
  • Challenging trek rewarding with fantastic sense of achievements of lifetime

Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp Trek Itinerary

For the very first day we happily welcome you at Nepal. At Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport on fresh arrival you will be warmly received and greeted by Life Himalaya Trekking representative and then with transfer to your hotels in the Kathmandu. After checking in your hotel rooms and get refreshed and rest of the day you may have short excursion over the main places of Kathmandu. In evening, you will be introduced with your trek guide and try a Nepali cuisine as a welcome dinner hosted by Life Himalaya Trekking. Overnight stay at star rated Hotel in Kathmandu.

Car 15min
Accommodation 3*Hotel
Altitude 1,360 m/4,461 ft.)

A free day in Kathmandu after your long flight from home countries, after having breakfast at given time our City guide will pick you up for sightseeing tour around Kathmandu which are enlisted in World Heritage Sites in UNISCO including Pashupatinath Temple, Buddhanath Sputa, Swyambhunath Stupa and Kathmandu Durbar square. In evening, you will get a briefing and orientation program where our trekking as well climbing guide with a brief information regarding trip and make a trip preparation. Overnight stay at star rated Hotel in Kathmandu.

Accommodation 3*Hotel
Meals B
Altitude 1,360 m/4,461 ft.)

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Today we will start our day with an early morning flight to Lukla after breakfast at Hotel. The 35 minutes scenic flight takes us to Tenzing-Hillary Airport at Lukla, the doorway of the Everest region. Here at Lukla we will introduce you to our Porters and crew members. After a short meeting and introduction with the porters, we start our trekking journey through the beautiful paved footpath passing typical Sherpa’s villages, green valleys along with the Dudh Koshi River until we reach Phakding. Overnight at tea house in Phakding.

Flight 35min/3-4hrs Walking
Meals B L D
Altitude 2,640 m/8,661 ft.) 

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

After breakfast our trek begins with a gentle walk to Benker and Monjo, beautiful settlement of Sherpa people along with Dudh Koshi River. Crossing the suspension bridge, the trek continues to ascend entrance to Sagarmatha National Park, exploring the first sights of the Mt. Thamasekru and Everest panoramas. We trek through uphill and able to see Mt. Everest and Lhoste for the first time before reaching Namche Bazaar. Namche Bazaar is pretty big town and considered as the gateway of Khumbu or Everest region; built on a steep mountain bowl with excellent views of the Himalayas with every facilities like restaurants, banks, and shops etc. Overnight at tea house in Namche Bazaar.

Walking 5-6 hrs
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 3,440 m/11,286 ft.)

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

We stay in Namche Bazaar for two nights, to ensure proper altitude acclimatization. The day is reserved for the acclimatization process where you will spend on full day higher altitude environment. After lunch, we will short hike towards Everest view hotel from where you can see the close-up views of Mt. Ama Dablam (6,812 m) and panoramic view of the world highest mountains incluging Mt. Everest. We also have a chance to explore the tradition and culture of the Sherpa people. Today is one more option for you; if you who want to hike for a little longer you may hike to Khumjung village (5-6 hours) or you can also visit the Edmund Hillary School and Khumjung Monastery. Then we back to Namche again, and enjoy beautiful town as well take some rest and prepare for next day. Overnight stay at tea house at Namche Bazaar.

Walking 3-4hrs
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 3,880 m/12,726 ft.)

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

The day begins after breakfast with short hike to Kenjoma from where the trail to Gokyo Lake and Everest Base Camp separates. The trail goes steep up through Dudh Koshi River and beautiful forests land with an impressive views of snow-capped mountains like Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Kwangde peak with numerous mind-blowing villages towards Tengboche. Tengboche is another magnificent village of Khumbu region with a charming spot of close views of world’s beautiful peak Ama Dablam. After reaching Tengboche, you will visit renowned biggest Buddhist Tengboche monasteries with daily praying of Buddhist monks in the region. Overnight stay at tea house in Tengboche.

Walking 5-6hrs
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 3,870 m/12,696 ft.)

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Today our day begins visiting the Buddhist monasteries in the morning before breakfast. Our day begins with short hike passing through lush green Rhododendron forests to reach the village of Pangboche. Pangboche a traditional Sherpa village and also popular as home of many Everest climbers. Then walking for a while, we will reach Orsho and from here the trail to Pheriche and Dingboche separates. After few hours of hike, we will reach Pheriche, beautiful village located on a riverside. Pheriche is the small village which is popular stop for trekkers and climbers where we spend our night there. Overnight at tea house in Pheriche.

Walking 5-6hrs
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 4,280 m/14,041 ft.

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Today we stop here to ensure proper altitude acclimatization. For staying active is very compulsory as well important on a high altitude trek. Climbing high and sleeping low is considered as good way to acclimatize with your body so that there will not any altitude sickness problems during your trip.  Today we will visit a Himalayan Rescue Association (HRA) rudimentary hospital to check up with a mountain specialist and hike upon a hills and back for a proper rest. Overnight at tea house in Pheriche.

Walking 3-4hrs
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 5100m/16732ft.

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Our trek starts with a short easy hike towards Duglha. The trail is steep and trial consists of numerous huge rocks and yaks will be passing nearby in the high altitude till Lobuche. Now, we are in mountain land, so we get tiredness is normal walk. The trail continues to the Khumbu glacier moraine with an impressive views of several peaks such as Khumbuste, Pumori, Nuptuse, and Everest and so on. Lobuche is the small settlement containing only few houses and lodges in Khumbu region near Mt. Everest. Overnight stay at tea house in Lobuche.

Walking 6-7hrs
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 4,930 m/16,170 ft.)

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Today is most exciting days in our adventure trek towards the Everest Base Camp. After breakfast our trek begins with a gentle walk from Lobuche towards Gorak Shep; one of the adventurous place in Everest region. Once we reach Gorakshep we will keep our belongings in the lodge and had lunch and start our hiking to Everest Base Camp. The trial from Gorakshep to Everest Base Camp includes rocky dunes, moraine and short ups and downs hills covered with snow all the way. We enjoy spectacular Mt. Everest, Pumori, Khumbuste, Nuptse, Lhotse along with natural splendor of Khumbu Glacier; one of the biggest glacier in world in front our eyes. After finishing our activities around the Everest base camp we will return through same trail to Gorakshep for night’s stay. Overnight stay at tea house in Gorakshep.

Walking 6-7hrs
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 5,364 m/17,598 ft.)

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Early morning climb from Gorak Shep to top of Kalapatthar (5,545 m) which is one of the best view points in the Everest region. From Kalapatthar we can enjoy the incredible 360 degree panoramic views of snow-capped mountains with vibrant sunrise. We can enjoy the incredible view of Mt. Everest, Lhoste, Nuptse, Khumbuste, Pumori, Khumbu Glacier, Ama Dablam, and Everest Base Camp and so on. Then we trek down to Gorak Shep and had a breakfast. Then we descend leaving Lobuche and trek towards Dingboche continuing with a beautiful landscape, walled path and river valley. Then we continue our trek towards the beautiful valley of Chhukung- the gateway to Island Peak Climbing. Chhukung is a small settlement of Sherpa’s located exactly at the lap of beautiful peaks Ama Dablam and Imja-Tse. Overnight stay at tea house in Chhukung.

Optional: Trek from Lobuche via Kongma-La pass (5,535 m/ 18,150 ft.) to Chhukung (4,743 m/15,560 ft.)

If you want something challenging and risky you may follow the route with kongma-La pass. If you do want to follow the Lubuche-Dingboche-Chhukung route, you can undertake another route with great adventurous pass Kongma-La pass towards to Chhukung. Life Himalaya especially run trek through Lubuche-Dingboche because another route with Kongma la pass is quite difficult after the devastating Earthquake on 2015. So, taking care of your health we suggest to follow another route.

Walking 6-7hrs
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 4,743 m/15,560 ft.

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Today is the most important day also a prime attraction of yours trip. You will be granted with a fantastic sense of achievements along with spectacular lifetime experience in the Himalayas of Nepal. Today you will meet with the climbing staff members and climbing guide. Our guide will brief you regarding the climbing. You may also discuss your queries and take climbing instruction from our climbing guide.  We will also check all the necessary climbing gear and equipment’s and start our trek towards the Island Peak Base Camp following a fairly pleasant trial. The trial leads by our climbing guide along with team towards south, leading the main valley in the east. Then the trial becomes glacial as it crosses Imja and Lhoste glacier moraine towards the Base Camp where we set our camp for the day with a magnificent view of the south face of Island peak. Overnight stay at tented camp in Island Peak Base Camp.

Walking
Accommodation tented camp
Meals B L D
Altitude 5,087 m/16,690 ft.

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Today is the most important day of trip on our actual destination- Island peak (6,189 m/ 20,305 ft.). The Island Peak Climbing summit day starts very early in the morning with an amazing scramble along with a short rock steps, glacier, snow head walls, rocky ridge and icy 40 degree slopes. With a hard work, you will stand on the summit of wonderful Island peak blessings you with glorious views of Ama Dablam, South face of Lhoste, Lhoste middle peak, Lhoste Shar, Everest, Makalu, Baruntse, and mighty of peaks almost with the unforgettable sense of achievements in the Himalayas of Nepal. We enjoy at our final destination taking a life time memorable snap shots and descend towards High Camp. Then we collect all the remaining gears and trek all the way towards the beautiful village of Chhukung. Overnight stay at tea house in Chhukung.

Walking 8-9 Hrs
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 4,743 m/15,560 ft.)

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

After having breakfast, the trial heads towards Dingboche and then Pangboche through lush green Rhododendron and pine forest. The trail goes steep down beautiful landscape with an impressive views of snow-capped mountains like Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Kwangde peak with numerous magnificent village of Khumbu region. At Tengboche, you will visit again renowned biggest Buddhist Tengboche monasteries and explore the lifestyle, custom, traditions of the Sherpa’s people. Overnight stay at tea house in Tengboche.

Walking 5-6hrs
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 3,870 m/12,696 ft.)

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Today we trek from Tengboche towards the Namche Bazaar. After lunch at Namche, we continue through the hillside following the rhododendron and pine forests looking out the flora and fauna as well as weldlife of Himalayan region. After crossing the suspension bridge over the Dudh Koshi River, our trail follows towards Jorsale and descend to Monjo. Overnight stay at tea house in Monjo.

Walking 5-6hrs
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 2,835 m/9,301 ft.)

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Today is our last day our trekking where we make the final climb up to the airstrip at Lukla after a short walk passing through typical Sherpa’s villages. We move down steeply to the large suspension bridge over the Dudh Kosi River. We walk passing through pine and rhododendron forest, with varieties of environment and landscapes used earlier to descend Pkahding. We return back to Lukla- the doorway of the Everest region where we stay for overnight and enjoy the last night on Himalayas with the guide, crew members, Sherpa’s and porters. Overnight stay at tea house in Lukla.

Walking 4-5hrs
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 2,810 m/ 9,219 ft.)

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Today last day in the land of Everest region and also last day with your Sherpa porters. Then we take the earliest possible flight back to Kathmandu with the long-lasting memories of our successful trip completion. We enjoy short and scenic 35 minutes breathtaking flight to Kathmandu. Upon your arrival at domestic Airport in Kathmandu our representative or guide will take you towards your respective hotels where you can relax and take rest. Overnight at star rated hotel in Kathmandu.

Flight 35min
Accommodation 3*Hotel
Meals B D
Altitude 1,360 m/4,461 ft.

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Today is the free day at Kathmandu. You can utilize your time exploring other areas of Kathmandu cities such as Narayanhiti museum, Durbarmarg, Thamel, Busy market Ason, and so on. If you want to buy a souvenir shopping for your friends and family members this day will be effective for you. Our guides can help you with both souvenirs shopping, sightseeing as well take you to Himalayan herbal message house. In evening, there will be farewell dinner organized by Life Himalaya Trekking after the successful summit of Island peak climbing with Everest base camp trek along with the crew members and guides. Overnight stay at star rated hotel in Kathmandu.

Accommodation 3*Hotel
Meals B

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Today is your final day in Nepal. Our representative will transfer you to the Tribhuvan International Airport as per your flight schedule with warm hospitality and care.

Car 15min
Meals B

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Includes/Excludes

What's Included

  • Airport  pick up and drops international and domestic.
  • Complete departure information, about trek, flight ticket,Trek guide, Climbing guide, altitude sickness and reconfirmation and extend visa service if necessary. About extra tour service before & after the trek.
  • 3 star Hotel in Kathmandu
  • Flight from Kathmandu  to Lukla to Kathmandu only 15 kg luggage aloud.  (10kg big bag & 5kg hand bag)
  • Trek flight from Kathmandu to Lukla & Kathmandu for member and involved staffs.
  • Private transportation picks up and drops.
  • Best Lodge/teahouse accommodation & full board meals throughout the trek.
  • All Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included chosen from  lodge menu.
  • Twin share accommodation during the trek.
  • As per group size experience, government licensed  holder trek guide, Climbing guide helpful and friendly strong, porters (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance for all staff.( 5 trekkers 1 assistant guide )
  • Warm Down jacket and four seasonal sleeping bag will be provided during the EBC trekking Island climbing ( down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after the trip )
  • TIMS Fee- Trekkers’ Information Management System (Please bring 2 passport size photos for permits)
  • Sagarmatha national park (Mt. Everest) trek  Island Peak Climbing permit fee.
  • Life Himalaya trekking bag/duffel bag, t-shirt and Everest base camp  Island Peak Climbing trail map.
  • Climbing Equipment for the Island peak. (Climbing Rope, Ice Screw, Snow Bar, Ice Hammer, Camping Tents and Kitchen equipment)
  • First Aid kits for the staffs and the groups.
  • Services coordination for emergency and rescue operations
  • Government taxes & office service charge
  • Farewell dinner at reputed restaurant

What's Excluded

  • Meals not quantified in the Meal Inclusions’ in the itinerary’
  • Travel insurance
  • Nepal entry visa charge
  • All beverage and others personal expenses.
  • Snacks and other personal expenses
  • Hot shower during the trip.
  • Personal trekking equipment’s
  • Tips and gratuities for trekking staff and drivers.
  • International airfare

Island Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp Trek - Essential Information

Island Peak climbing with Everest Base Camp Trek journey begins with a sightseeing of world heritage sites at Kathmandu valley. We take a short and scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla.

We start our trek from Lukla into the Khumbu region following the beautiful Sherpa village of Phakding, Monjo and Jorsalle, and Dudh Koshi River to reach the famous Namche Bazaar- the gateway town to the Everest region. After proper rest with acclimatization, we head towards higher elevation following beautiful rhododendron forest to the famous Tengboche village.

The trails lead you to Pangboche and Pheriche. After acclimatization day at Pheriche, we follow the route through Lobuche, Gorak Shep towards Everest Base Camp. Next, a worthwhile trek leads to the crest of Kalapathar to explore 360-degree panoramic views of Himalayan vistas.

After enjoying magnificent views of Mt. Everest from kallaptther and surrounding peaks we continue descending to Lobuche, Dingboche, and Chhukung valley.

The Island Peak Climbing voyage started with a few hours’ walk from Chhukung to the Island peak base camp. Next, we climb up to High Camp and customize a special climbing session to climb Island peak.

Then you receive training, and climbing skills from our highly experienced climbing guides to submitting Island peak safely and successfully. Island Peak climbing summit day starts early morning with an amazing climb along with a glacier, snow walls, and rocky ridge.

With a lifetime climbing adventure, you will stand on the summit of the wonderful Island peak blessings you with glorious views of Ama Dablam, Lhoste, Everest, Makalu, Baruntse, and mighty peaks almost with the unforgettable sense of achievements in the Himalayas of Nepal.

The return trek continues with more striking mountain views, and flourishing forested valleys of Tengboche, Namche, and Phakding. Lastly, we end our trek at Lukla and take a scenic flight to return to Kathmandu.

Life Himalaya Trekking Pvt. Ltd runs trekking and climbing packages in the Himalayas of Nepal. We offer you the best quality service with proper accommodations, food, and beverages to your satisfaction.

We provide the best safety and security under the supervision of highly professional trekking and climbing guides along with Sherpa’s. Also, we will be flexible on our Island peak trek cost and Island peak climbing itinerary as per your interest.

This trip allows you a wilderness experience full of excitement and thrills in the Himalayas of the Everest region. If you wish only to climb Island peak we have tailor-made our Island peak climbing package, which might be suitable for you.

Required Equipments for the Trip

Different types of equipments are required to fully enjoy your trip in Nepal. The required equipment may depend on the trip type, weather conditions, season and the maximum altitude of the trip.

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